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Re: Install problems

From: Edward M <martinezedward228@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 02 Jul 2012 10:02:06 -0700

On 07/02/2012 09:18 AM, Jasse Jansson wrote:
> On Jul 1, 2012, at 11:02 PM, Edward M wrote:
>> On 07/01/2012 09:47 AM, Jasse Jansson wrote:
>>> I have tried to install Vector Linux a couple times and the install hangs at random locations.
>>> I have started to suspect overheating problems.
>>> I just removed the lid over the CPU and almost burnt myself.
>>    Hello,
>>    I suspect it is motherboard  or ram releated. I had a system that it just stop working; it
>>    would give kernel errors everytime i tried to install and OS. turned out the
>>    board capcitors were leaking, the ones around the CPU. I suggest to check
>>    out the board and do a memory test,  probably the ram has failed.
> Thanks for the hints, I'll better do some screwdriving tonight.
     I am adding a link that explains how to spot leakiing capactors 
with images.

      the nine or so leaking capacitors  on my athlon xp, msi board were 
bulging from the top.


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